shipping chicks/eggs.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Teresaann24, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Next spring i'd like to offer people in a wide range to my eggs/chicks from my silkies. How do i go buy shipping chicks such as..

    I got a mag where I can order live chick shipping boxs Min of I think 25 chicks.

    What i need to know is this

    What are good shipping temps?
    What do I need to do for the chicks before shipping them after hatching?
    Should I place food in the box for the chicks?

    2nd question with eggs...

    1. Can I buy the shipping boxs at my local post office or do they need to be special egg shipping boxs? Also can I buy the packing stuff to pack them to make for safe shipping at the local post office?

    2. what are good egg shipping temps?

    3. How long can I collect eggs for shipping in what amount of time are they still good for hatching?

    Thanks to everyones replys!

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